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Simon Callow

Frank Uhle talks with actor, director, and writer Simon Callow, author of the memoir Being an Actor and acclaimed biographies of Charles Dickens, Richard Wagner, and Charles Laughton. Callow is working on the fourth and final volume of his definitive account of the life of Orson Welles for Jonathan Cape/Viking. They discuss life on the British …

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Fulla Abdul-Jabbar

Fulla Abdul-Jabbar talks about her work with the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival. We also talk about experimental film art, spoken word, Green Lantern Press, and Exquisite Dogs. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/jhp73sw3mg74fgvusa24sbui99q9au2o.mp3 Download Audio  

Chris Van Allsburg

Guest host Amanda Uhle speaks with Chris Van Allsburg, author/illustrator of 19 books for children and illustrator of three more. Mr. Van Allsburg came to Ann Arbor recently to promote the newest Jumanji film, which had its Michigan premiere as a fundraiser for Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice. They talk about his creative process, the journey from …

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Ish Klein

Ish Klein reads from Moving Day published by Canarium Books.  We talk about the momentum of long poems, connection and compassion, filmmaking and puppets. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/itmkj37iefongof0wdy0y272jmeghtl6.wav Download Audio photo credit: Nerve Lantern